Corey is a performance-driven, business executive offering 26 years of comprehensive experience across sports entertainment and corporate hospitality disciplines and serves as Founder & CEO of Elite Entertainment Experiences, a highly exclusive, membership-based entertainment experience and hospitality. Recognized for the ability to provide complete organizational oversight, exceed productivity and profitability goals, and identify and cultivate new revenue-producing markets and business opportunities, he is viewed by his peers as a visionary with a rigorous work ethic, dynamic entrepreneurial mind, and a belief in adhering to the highest level of ethical standards.
A past NATB President, Corey received the Visionary Broker of the Year in 2014 & 2021, the Jeff Branton Humanitarian Award in 2017, and the President’s Award in 2019. Some of his professional affiliations include serving on the University of Alabama Graduate Sport Business Management Board, the NY-NJ Super Bowl XLVIII Host Committee, StubHub Advisory Board of Directors, as well as a member in good standing at the New York Athletic Club.
A native of Eutaw, Alabama, Corey received a Bachelor of Arts in Business Psychology (1998) and a Master of Arts in Sport Business Management (2007) from the University of Alabama, while earning his Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Management from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in 2019. He resides in Austin, Texas, with his wife Caroline and twin 12-year-old boys, Will and Ben, while daughter, Victoria (16) lives in Hoover, Alabama.